18 October, 2014 15:11

Attention Board Members!

October 23, 2014
Arizona Capital
Informational Meeting for the WNRCD Board of Supervisors
Possible Quorum present but no official district business.

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13 October, 2014 11:04

Range 101: Principles of Range and Watershed Analysis and ManagementWednesday, October 15, 2014
Cochise County Board of Supervisors Conference Room
1415 Melody Lane, Bisbee

Registration at 8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction:
Jim Lindsey, Chair, Hereford NRCD

How Plants Grow and Respond to Grazing:
George Ruyle, Rangeland Extension Specialist, UA Cooperative Extension

Watershed analysis: brush management, runoff erosion
Mary Nichols, Hydrolic Engineer, USDA ARS

Break

Principles of Grazing Management-including riparian grazing
Lamar Smith, Cascabel Ranch and Consulting

Grazing Influences on Fish and Wildlife- upland and riparian
Al Medina, Retired research Ecologist, USFS

Lunch

Leave for field tour
Field tour- Ladd Ranch
Brush control and its effect on forage production, runoff and erosion.

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6 October, 2014 23:21

October, 8th, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Presbyterian Church in Florence

Lunch will be Potluck!

1. Call to Order Action

2. Welcome and Introductions

3. Pledge of Allegiance

4. Consent Agenda: Action

Minutes of….. Action

Treasurer’s Report Action

Approval of Bills Action

Postage

Other bills

5. Report on Lower San Pedro Initiative committee Info/Action

6. Presentation from Randy Helm head horse trainer for Az Prison

About their BLM horse training and adoption program Info

7. Presentation by Doug Dunham, Special Assistant to the Director,

Az Dept of Water Resources about their programs and policies Info

8. Presentation by Kristen Egen NRCS on old and new Farm Bill Info

9. Presentation by Harmony Wormwood of her internship in Washington, D.C. Info

10. New Business:

Policy on Endangered Species Act Info/Action

Creation of a District Facebook page Info/Action

Comments on Waters of the U.S. Rule Info/Action

11. Old Business:

Wolf Coordination update Info/Action

Lower San Pedro Landowner’s Initiative Info/Action

12. Reports from Supervisors and District Personnel: Info

Bill Dunn

Gary Vinson

Steve Turcotte

Francie Meyer

13. Reports from Agency Personnel Info

NRCS

AZ Game and Fish

BLM

State Land Department

14. Call to the Public

16. Ed Center Meeting

Financial report

Update of 501C3 status Info/Action

Adjournment

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Quarterly Meeting October 8

Mark your calendars!
October 8th
10 a.m.
Presbyterian Church
Florence
Potluck Lunch

We hope to have a representative from the Arizona Department of Water Resources speak to us about the Department’s stand on the Waters of the U.S. Rule and the
Forest Service Directive on Groundwater.

The agenda will be posted soon.

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agenda correction

Please note date change from September 24 to 23.

AGENDA

NRCD Coordination Planning Meeting with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Expansion of 10J Rule for Mexican Wolf

September 23, 2014

2:00 p.m.

U of A Tech Park

9070 S Rita Road, 3rd Floor

Executive Briefing Center

Tucson, AZ 85747

Call-to-order

Apache NRCD

Hereford NRCD

Pima NRCD

Whitewater Draw NRCD

Willcox NRCD

Winkelman NRCD

Discussion and planning for meeting with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Call to the Public

Adjourn

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AGENDA

NRCD Coordination Meeting with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Expansion of 10J Rule for Mexican Wolf

September 24, 2014

8:00 a.m.

U of A Tech Park

9070 S Rita Road, 3rd Floor

Executive Briefing Center

Tucson, AZ 85747

Call-to-order

Apache NRCD

Hereford NRCD

Pima NRCD

Whitewater Draw NRCD

Willcox NRCD

Winkelman NRCD

Election of Chairman for meeting

Welcome and Introductions

Opening Comments

  1. Discussion of background and powers of the NRCDs

    Francie

  2. Fulfillment in NEPA analysis of district policies

    Margaret

  3. Review of district policies

    each district

  4. Border issues

    Frank, Fred

  5. Discussion of economic impacts and economic analysis in the DEIS Sheriff Dannels-sheriff’s office impacts
  6. Richard Searle-county impacts

    Steve Turcotte-local fire district impacts

    Drew McGibbon-local school impacts

    Carey Dobson, Daric Knight-impacts on ranchers, guides, local businesses

    Les Owen (maybe) problems with the economic analysis in DEIS-methodology

  7. Discussion of the scientific points of the DEIS

    Cronin-hybridization

    Mary-everything else

  8. Species of concern other than the Mexican wolf

    Jim-jaguar

    Willcox- bighorn sheep

    Bill-tortoise

  9. Wrap up-Margaret
  10. Follow up meetings
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AGENDA

NRCD Coordination Planning Meeting with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Expansion of 10J Rule for Mexican Wolf

September 24, 2014

2:00 p.m.

U of A Tech Park

9070 S Rita Road, 3rd Floor

Executive Briefing Center

Tucson, AZ 85747

Call-to-order

Apache NRCD

Hereford NRCD

Pima NRCD

Whitewater Draw NRCD

Willcox NRCD

Winkelman NRCD

Discussion and planning for meeting with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Call to the Public

Adjourn

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